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635,000 people uprooted from their homes in Afghanistan this year, says UN
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635,000 people uprooted from their homes in Afghanistan this year, says UN

The World Food Programme will distribute food rations for the lean months of October to January of next year in the country

Afghan officials say three more provincial capitals fall to Taliban; Ashraf Ghani rushes to Balkh province
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Afghan officials say three more provincial capitals fall to Taliban; Ashraf Ghani rushes to Balkh province

The fall of the capitals of Badakhshan and Baghlan provinces to the northeast and Farah province to the west put increasing pressure on the country's central government

Security forces on alert as intel warns of Pakistan Army recruiting Afghan fighters to carry out attacks in Jammu and Kashmir
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Security forces on alert as intel warns of Pakistan Army recruiting Afghan fighters to carry out attacks in Jammu and Kashmir

Pakistan Army has recruited about 60 war-toughened Afghan terrorists who would be pushed across the border to carry out attacks on security forces in Jammu and Kashmir, intelligence inputs suggest

12 Taliban militants killed in Afghan airstrikes in Badakhshan, Faryab and Sari Pul
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12 Taliban militants killed in Afghan airstrikes in Badakhshan, Faryab and Sari Pul

Twelve militants were killed as Afghan military warplanes pounded Taliban hideouts in the northern Badakhshan, Faryab and Sari Pul provinces on Monday, an official said.

Afghanistan Police say 12 militants killed in two separate incidents in Badakshan, Faryab provinces
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Afghanistan Police say 12 militants killed in two separate incidents in Badakshan, Faryab provinces

As many as 12 militants were killed in incidents in two northern Afghan provinces, the police said on Sunday.

UNSC condemns attack on Indian and Nepalese guards in Kabul
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UNSC condemns attack on Indian and Nepalese guards in Kabul

On Wednesday, the UN strongly condemned suicide blasts in Afghanistan, including the attacks on Nepalese and Indian guards, expressing "serious concern" at the threats posed by the Taliban, Al-Qaeda and Islamic State terror groups to the population in the war-torn country.

Photos: Rescuers struggle to help Afghans hit by landslide
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Photos: Rescuers struggle to help Afghans hit by landslide

A landslide triggered by heavy rain buried large sections of a remote northeastern Afghan village on Friday, killing at least 350 people and leaving more than 2,000 missing. Here are some images of the Afghans and UN officials who are struggling to do the rescue work .

Afghanistan landslide: At least 350 dead, 2000 still missing
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Afghanistan landslide: At least 350 dead, 2000 still missing

A landslide triggered by heavy rain buried large sections of a remote northeastern Afghan village on Friday, killing at least 350 people and leaving more than 2,000 missing.